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Exploration Journal: Gwynn’s Run Storm Sewer Interceptor

In Urban Exploration - Drains/Sewers by Ronnie K0 Comments

The writers discovery of Gwynns Falls Run Storm Sewer Interceptor Drain was a mix of casual topographical and historical research.  Assessing the topographical features, its existence as a sizable tunnel was one that just “made sense”. Not only, the initial reconnaissance trip was one that was just such a huge success. Safe and inconspicuous parking was stumbled upon next to …

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Jones Falls: The Storm Surges of July 2018

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A brief mention on the monitoring of the behavior the Jones Falls River and respective Conduit surge events. still waiting for  https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/ to post the precipitation data. Oddly this week is missing but perhaps the data requires validation. Sadly this specific sensor has loss funding and will be shut down October 2018.   I: This pre-surge oscillation is interesting and do …

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CSO / SSO #72 | Widowmaker’s Purge |

In Urban Exploration - Drains/Sewers by Ronnie K

Behold the infamous “SSO #72”, the systems most loathesome of all of Baltimore Sewer Systems purge points. It’s the sewers and residents of Baltimore city’s North East corridor, second chance and hope, during times of heavy precipitation. It was cutting edge at its time and for the time being still serves its purpose well. It sits approximately 200 meters deep …

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M.J.MM Storm Sewer

In Urban Exploration - Drains/Sewers by Ronnie K

Drains McMechen respectively, including Mosher and John. Was relieved by Druid Hill/ North Avenue Intercepter. It varies in size from an arched culvert 12 feet wide and 15 feet high to a circle 4 feet 6 inches in diameter. Drains out the Rutters Run Lateral. An old, forgotten, buried yet ever present stream. Extensive system with 2 significant junction chambers. …